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Sharon Bagley: turning tragedy into strength
10/23/2014
Sharon Bagley: turning tragedy into strength
When Sharon Bagley’s 19-year-old son Malcolm – a scholarship football player home from his freshman year of college – was killed in the crossfire of a gang fight in Orange, NJ, Bagley turned this personal tragedy into a community fighting back against violence.
Marcy Tanger: a one-person green ‘multiplier’
10/23/2014
Marcy Tanger: a one-person green ‘multiplier’
NeighborWorks of Western Vermont attributes much of its success in championing home energy efficiency in Rutland County to “the Marcy Tanger effect."
Chip Rogalinski: responding to the ‘call’
10/23/2014
Chip Rogalinski: responding to the ‘call’
Charles “Chip” Rogalinski helped transform Shelby Park (Louisville, Kentucky) from a crime-ridden neighborhood to a place young professionals are moving in and the neighborhood is moving up.
Fred Fife: heart of the community
10/23/2014
Fred Fife: heart of the community
Fred Fife combines an engineer’s laser focus on “getting the job done” with a love for those around him. He has been an entrepreneur, a volunteer and even a Utah state senator and representative all to improve his community.
Gloria Zamudio: be the leader you need
10/23/2014
Gloria Zamudio: be the leader you need
Gloria Zamudio used to live in fear of drug-dealers in her neighborhood, but with resident leadership training she has transformed her community in a peaceful, positive place to live.
Jason Amboo: never too young to be a leader
10/23/2014
Jason Amboo: never too young to be a leader
When most boys are 11 years old, they’re thinking about video games, sports and how to get out of chores. Not Jason Amboo. He started the Green Club which has collected more than 200 pounds of litter and achieved a 92 percent resident-participation rate for its recycling program.
Kenneth Grubbs: teaching by example
10/23/2014
Kenneth Grubbs: teaching by example
The relationship between the police and local communities is a top concern in many neighborhoods. But in Boston’s Roxbury, Kenneth (“Kenny”) Grubbs figured out how to change that dynamic a long time ago.
Staff push for green pays off
10/20/2014
Staff push for green pays off
When his staff pushed Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. Executive Director Don Falk to go green, he knew he had to act. The results include improved staff morale and benefitted business operations.
Better health, more savings with green homes
10/20/2014
Better health, more savings with green homes
NeighborWorks Great Falls and NextStep partner to help rural residents access healthy and energy-effcient homes.
Book-inspired community greening
10/20/2014
Book-inspired community greening
NeighborWorks network member Neighborhood Housing Services of Southwest Wisconsin helps residents go green while building community pride.
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